Higher Education Bubble Families Depending Less on Student Loans
Families aren’t borrowing as heavily to send junior off to college, rather relying more on savings and scholarships. That’s pretty good news—but not for some private schools, which are slashing prices in an attempt to reverse the decline in enrollment.
Higher Education Bubble For-Profit Corinthian Colleges to Close Down
The for-profit Corinthian Colleges is calling it quits following accusations that it misled students. It’s nice to see a school with an unsavory reputation bite the dust, but our higher ed problems extend to non-profit institutions as well.
Higher Education Bubble The Rise of the Master's Degree
Master’s degrees are as widely held today as bachelor’s degrees were half a century ago. Times have changed, but in this case, not for the better.
Higher Education Bubble Fewer High School Grads Going to College
College enrollment is way down as more high school grads choose work over school. After years of bleak prospects for workers without bachelor’s degrees, that’s good news indeed.